Have you ever seen the TV shows Shark Tank or Dragon’s Den?
TV shows like these fire up people’s desire to take the crazy ideas that they’re conjuring up in the shower or while daydreaming at their desk, and turn them into a viable business.
Unless you’re a venture capitalist and investor Kevin O’Leary (one of the judges on both Shark Tank and Dragon’s Den), it’s hard to find the money, resources and skills to take an idea and bring it to fruition.
Even if you have thought about posting an idea on an Internet crowdfund-ing platform like Kickstarter – where individuals post their business ideas and offer the opportunity for people to back the project – there is a massive challenge in fulfilling your promise if your project gets funded. People who have great ideas tend to not have all of the necessary skills to bring that idea to market.
Read more at The Vancouver Sun